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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 66%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' North, Longitude: 61° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.74 meters/second, 1601.1 km/hour, 994.9 miles/hour or 864.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.2"994.79 miwest0° 10' 20.0"11.84 misouth995.08 mi
24 hours11° 02' 41.8"755.63 mieast4° 19' 50.1"297.60 misouth815.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HadibuWed 3:36 AM899 km559 miles485 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleWed 5:36 AM1455 km904 miles785 nmEast-southeast ESE
VictoriaWed 4:36 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MuscatWed 4:36 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorth N
MumbaiWed 6:06 AM1713 km1065 miles925 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 6:06 AM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast E
PuneWed 6:06 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNortheast NE
AdenWed 3:36 AM1824 km1133 miles985 nmWest-northwest WNW
BangaloreWed 6:06 AM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiWed 6:06 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmEast E
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